International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus Rotterdam University, 2019-2020

ISS is an international graduate school of policy-oriented critical social science. It brings together students and teachers from the Global South and the North in a European environment. Established in 1952 as the International Institute of Social Studies by Dutch universities and the Netherlands Ministry of Education it does research, teaching and public service in the field of development studies and international cooperation. We are located in The Hague, known as 'The World’s Legal Capital'.


City  The Hague 


Scholarship programmes

Two partials scholarships

Level: Master        
Benefit: € 7000 tuition fee waver 

Specific study programmes:

Master in Development Studies

Duration of the Scholarship Entire duration of the studies
Deadline for application 1 April 2019

Contact details

Marianne van Dieren
Tel: +31704260460

Academic Requirement

   Bachelor's degree

English Level

- TOEFL iBT: 92
- IELTS:  6.5

Working experience Working experience is not a requirement
Additional requirements

 Check the website ISS website

Documentation for OTS

Proof that the application process has started with the Dutch institution

OTS application form


About International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus Rotterdam University

The Institute of Social Studies in The Hague of Erasmus University is an international postgraduate school and one of the oldest and largest centres for the comparative study of social, political and economic development.

In the MA programme you learn about the most recent theories and debates in your area of specialization and learn to apply this knowledge to pratical issues of development and social change. Majors on offer:

- Agrarian, Food and Environmental Studies
- Economics of Development
- Governance and Development Policy
- Human Rights, Gender and Conflict Studies: Social Justice Perspectives
- Social Policy for Development
- Migration and Diversity

Students come from government, NGOs, universities and private companies, as well as some directly from their previous studies. The staff is drawn from around thirty countries from all over the world. The multicultural community at the ISS offers an excellent learning environment both inside and outside the classrom, in which students can gain from each others' diverse experience.
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